2016 FREE SPECIAL EVENTS

Please join us for these amazing VR (Virtual Reality) films, and two Black Talks Panel Discussions in collaboration with AFTRS.

PANEL TALKS

VIRTUAL REALITY


FREE SPECIAL EVENTS SCHEDULE

BLACK TALKS PANEL

Saturday 12 Nov:  BLACK TALK 01
INNOVATING THE SCREEN SECTOR – OUT OF THE BOX

10 – 11.30 am | AFTRS Theatre 01 | FREE
Topic: With the new technologies opening up new ways of viewing, the filmmaker has to think about the what trends and innovations are happening outside of the usual format of on-screen. In this panel discussion Winda has been working in conjunction with Streams and Indigilab to look at what trends are changing the way we tell stories if we approach the 360 perspective and what issues as Indigenous filmmakers are at the forefront of the projects when culture meets science.
Panel: Djuro Sen, Channel 7’s Gadget Man will facilitate, with members from Indigilab, NCIE’s IDX, Microsoft, Telstra and Indigenous filmmakers working in Virtual Reality.

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Sunday 13 Nov:  BLACK TALK 02
INDIGENOUS FILM FESTIVALS
10 – 11.30 am | AFTRS Theatre 01 | FREE
Topic:The role of Indigenous key creatives has been a wave of the last twenty years in raising the opportunities for filmmakers around the world, as a part of this the opportunity to create international relationships for like-minded Indigenous filmmakers is on the festival circuit. Come met the Indigenous heads of the Festival Circuit who are attempting to help create an international hub for Indigenous filmmakers to meet and greet. Festivals can work with filmmakers to help build community audience and be a growing ground for filmmakers to meet and share ideas and opportunities international collaborations.
Panel: Pauline Clague, Artistic Director of Winda will facilitate, with Jason Ryle, Artistic Director of ImagineNATIVE (Toronto), Libby Hakaraia and Tainui Stephens, Māoriland Film Festival, Andre Morriseau, Vice Chair of ImagineNATIVE.

VIRTUAL REALITY

Saturday 12 Nov: COLLISIONS (VR)
1 – 5:00 pm | Cinema 12, Hoyts LUX | FREE non-ticketed session
Australia | 2016 | 17 min | English/Martu
Director: Lynette Wallworth | Producer: Nicole Newnham | Cultural Advisor/Narrator: Curtis Taylor (Martu)
About: Collisions, directed by artist/filmmaker Lynette Wallworth, is a virtual reality journey to the homeland of indigenous elder Nyarri Morgan and the Martu tribe in the remote Western Australian Pilbara desert. The Martu lived largely untouched by Western culture until the1960’s. Nyarri’s first contact with western culture came in the 1950’s via a dramatic collision between his traditional world view and Western science and technology when he witnessed firsthand and with no context, an atomic test.

Saturday 12 Nov: WELCOME TO GARMA (VR)
1 – 5:00 pm | Cinema 12, Hoyts LUX | FREE non-ticketed session
Australia | 2016 | 2 min | English
Producer: Ben Smith (Murrawarri) | Digital Producer: Luke Briscoe (Kuku Yalanji)
About: Join Ernie Dingo in Arnhem Land to witness the largest and most vibrant celebration of Yolngu culture in a 2 minute VR experience.